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Occurring or provided during an aircraft flight.‘inflight entertainment’
airborne, in the air, in flightView synonyms
- ‘An illuminated in-flight refueling probe is installed in the top center line of the fuselage.’
- ‘For increased range the aircraft is equipped with an in-flight refuelling probe and receptacle.’
- ‘Be sure to take the copies with you in case an in-flight decision must be made to divert to another airport for any reason.’
- ‘Those failures led to two in-flight engine shutdowns and the turnback of a third airplane.’
- ‘Certainly, one of the most potentially dangerous aspects of winter flying is in-flight icing.’
- ‘The airline also offered Taiwanese songs and movies as in-flight entertainment.’
- ‘The aircraft is equipped with an in-flight refuelling probe mounted above and behind the flight deck.’
- ‘With the new boom in the airline industry and the introduction of many new aircraft, the need for in-flight cabin crew is increasing.’
- ‘The comfortable flight included hot meals, bathroom facilities, and in-flight movies.’
- ‘These effects are relevant to dealing with possible in-flight emergencies or aborted flights.’
- ‘The first step to mile high web access and email is airlines introducing the third generation of in-flight entertainment systems.’
- ‘The in-flight tracking system will provide operators with precise aircraft position data.’
- ‘You're relieved when you hear your in-flight seatbelt click.’
- ‘Menus, amenities, staff uniform, and in-flight entertainment are all new.’
- ‘There will be free standardised meals and limited in-flight entertainment.’
- ‘The Imperial Hotel provided the in-flight meal for this flight.’
- ‘There was no evidence of an in-flight fire or in-flight structural failure.’
- ‘Still, some experts say prices will have to come down before in-flight Web use becomes widespread.’
- ‘If ever you need a program to run in-flight radar tracking on helicopters, he's your man.’
- ‘His prompt action prevented an inevitable in-flight emergency and further damage to the aircraft.’
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